Jul 102010

Today’s card was made for a couple of different challenges.  A sweet blogging friend, Elena, has begun a new monthly challenge on her blog The Red Haired Girl.  This month’s challenge was to use “Funky Patterns”.  Being a complete patterned paper junkie, I had hundreds of choices to choose from.  (Actually, this is not an exaggeration!!)smileyastonished1ani.gif

However, I settled on these two designs from Basic Grey’s “Max and Whiskers” designer paper pack.

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This set “Cats Galore” from Inkadinkadoo, has a particular image that looks a lot like the old tomcat with whom I grew up.  Wilbur and I were roughly the same age.  He lived a pretty long life for a cat and was around until I was a senior in high school.

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The other challenge is the “Inchie Card Sketch #8” and can be found over on the Inchie Inkling.  After making the card, I’m not so sure I really followed the sketch completely.  Here’s hoping the sketch police don’t find me!  hehe

Happy Crafting!

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Stamps: Inkadinkadoo “Cats Galore”

Papers: Memory Box “Water”; PaperTreyInk “True Black”; Basic Grey “Max & Whiskers” 6 x 6 Designer Paper Pack

Inks: Memento “Tuxedo Black”; Copics:

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Accessories: Inchie Arts Inchies; SU! Buttons; SU! Photo Corners Punch; Puffed Floral Ribbon

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I have just discovered two of my favorite things combined into one challenge.. a fun sketch and Inchies!!  Woohoo!  The challenge is over on the Inchie INKlings blog and I had to play along as soon as I saw it.  Here is my card for Inchie Card Sketch #7.

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And for even more fun, I made another card to make a set.  It’s a different sketch and uses a Twinchie.

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I’ve wondered lately what it is about these little Inchies that have so captured me, and I have decided it is my mom’s fault.  My mom was a very talented interior decorator.  Not only did she have a beautiful home, but she also had a beautiful miniature home.  She LOVED miniatures.  When she passed away there were plenty of miniature rooms for my sisters and I to inherit…  I chose the parlor.

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You can see the scale here with the little Bible and glasses from the red velvet footstool now laying on the Inchie card.

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So you see, this love for the tiny world is not my fault!  I simply have no control over it!  lol

Hope everyone has a wonderful creative weekend.

Happy Crafting!

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Stamps: SU! Good Neighbors and All Holidays

Papers: SU! Very Vanilla and Chocolate Chip; Cosmo Cricket “Boyfriend” Designer Paper

Inks: SU! Chocolate Chip, Ruby Red, More Mustard, Old Olive and Not Quite Navy

Accessories: Inchies and Twinchie; Hero Arts Red Button and Clear Button; SU! Flower Fusion, Linen Thread and Border Punch

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